Amanda Rosenzweig

Amanda Rosenzweig

New Orleans Workforce Leadership Academy, Class of 2019, Economic Opportunities Program

Biology Department Chair, Delgado Community College, New Orleans, Louisiana

Dr. Amanda Rosenzweig earned a Ph. D. in curriculum and instruction from the University of New Orleans in 2012, and has a M.S. in biology from the University of Louisiana at Monroe. Teaching at Delgado Community College (DCC) since 2003, she is a professor of biology and is the lead instructor for anatomy and physiology. In 2018, Dr. Rosenzweig was appointed as the college-wide biology department chair. In this role, Dr. Rosenzweig facilitates and maintains program effectiveness, collaborations within the academic division in the coordination and oversight of academic programs; establishment of department plans for curriculum development, advisory committees, program review and accreditation, and course rotation plans, course development, revision, and deletion. She oversees academic programming in the biosciences, to include career technical education in biotechnology. Dr. Rosenzweig concurrently serves as the director of science teacher technology training at DCC. As director, she oversees the development of STEM resources that promote active student learning through assisting K-12 educators with professional development workshops integrated with the Louisiana Student Science Standards (LSSS). Dr. Rosenzweig has immense contribution to the online learning community. Her current roles at DCC include Canvas Learning Management System (LMS) administrator and Canvas LMS training coordinator. Dr. Rosenzweig created and currently serves as the facilitator for Teach and Learn/eProfessor, a six-course series on course development and instructional design. The courses created are a repository of ideas, best practices, analyses and other information that foster student success. Her enthusiasm and drive to ensure student success and progressive change is evidenced by the honor bestowed as recipient of the Seymour Weiss Excellence in Teaching Award.

Amanda Rosenzweig is a member of the New Orleans Workforce Leadership Academy, Class of 2019, one of several Workforce Leadership Academies in localities across North America.

The Workforce Leadership Academies are part of the Economic Opportunity Fellows Network, a network of leadership and fellowship programs run by the Aspen Institute Economic Opportunities Program. Within this Network, EOP connects national and local leaders from across sectors — nonprofit, government, business, philanthropy, academia, and more — to advance policies and practices with the potential to help low- and moderate-income Americans thrive in today’s economy. Learn more at as.pn/eofn.

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